Councillor Samantha Dixon

Leader, Cheshire West and Chester Council

Samantha was elected to the Borough Council in 2011 to represent the Chester City Ward and has been the Leader of the Labour Group since July 2014.

She is a member of the Cheshire and Warrington Sub-regional Leadership Board and the Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership Board. Since 2011, Samantha has been a member of the Board of Chester Renaissance (the city’s public/private sector regeneration board).

Samantha lives in Chester and is a married mother of three. Previously a high-profile senior press officer for an international firm of auctioneers, Samantha also worked in the past in the House of Commons.

For ten years, she served as a non-executive director at the Countess of Chester NHS Foundation Trust Hospital and now chairs the Health and Well Being Board for the Borough.